Fact Sheet: Brazil - Canada's Priority Market

Fast Facts

  • Capital: Brasilia
  • Population (millions): 198.3
  • Total area: 8,459,420 km2
  • Currency: Real
  • Language (s): Portuguese

Economic Facts 2013

  • GDP ($ billions): 2,309.9
  • GDP per capita ($): 11,649
  • GDP growth (%): 2.3
  • Inflation (%): 6.2
  • Unemployment (%): 5.4

Key Opportunities

  • Aerospace
  • Education
  • Information and communications technologies
  • Infrastructure
  • Oil and gas
  • Sustainable technologies

Major Negotiations and Agreements

Support Services

Trade Commissioner Service of Canada

Trade and Investment Promotion Initiatives

  • Canada-Brazil CEO Forum
  • Canada-Brazil Joint Economic and Trade Council
Trade and Investment
Value (in millions of dollars)
 2013
Canada’s merchandise exports to Brazil$2,457.8
Canada’s merchandise imports from Brazil$3,628
Canadian investment in Brazil$11,053
Brazilian investment in Canada$18,321